Executive Chef Farid Ahmed
Chef Farid was born on the south-western shores of France, in Rochefort. Having multi-cultured parents, he learned the importance of food at an early age. Classical French cooking from his mother’s side, and Indian/Pakistani techniques from his father’s side were learned early in his life.
Having food centered on him while growing up, he invested his time early in the culinary industry at the age of 15. Going around to different restaurants he was able to take on an array of cuisines and techniques from, seafood, chophouses, southern bbq, and a few others.
Farid graduated culinary school with honors from Atlanta, GA. He took his first resort job at Pinehurst golf resort where he started as an extern and quickly promoted and reaching Chef de Cuisine position. During his time at Pinehurst golf resort he lead the 4 diamond restaurant, The 1895 Grille, and lead the team at the Holly inn. After his time at the 4 star Holly Inn he was sent to develop culinary operations at Pinehurst newest country club, National Pinehurst #9. Here he developed breakfast lunch and dinner periods. He also set a strong following for weddings held at the clubhouse and other banquet venues.
Chef Farid is currently working as executive chef at Sea Pines Resort. He leads day to day operations for the culinary teams. His talents help drive a world class experience in the low country.